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1

what are the 4 tests that must be done in the pulmonary exam

inspection
palpate
percussion
auscultate

2

what do you examine while inspecting

tracheal position
chest shape and size
secondary respiration muscles
rate, depth, rhythm

3

what do you examine while palpating

tactile fremitus - blue moon
chest expansion - T10

4

what do you examine while percussing

resonance - 4 on front, 5 on back
diaphragmatic excursion

5

what do you examine while auscultating

normal and adventitious sounds - crackles, rhonchi, wheezes